10.4 Chapter Summary

The theories and models described in this chapter take different perspectives, but all emphasize that the adoption and use of new technology is subject to a variety of influences in a complex interaction.  Designers and champions of new technology may not be able to control all of these influences, but understanding them can lead to better implementation and better communication with users.

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